2012 performances:

Nov 24th
Rhys Chatham:
The Bern Project
Festival Dampfzentrale Bern
Bern, Switzerland
Rhys Chatham meets again with bassist Mago Flueck and drummer Julian Sartorius to form the Bern Project Trio.

Nov 14th
Rhys Chatham: Harmonie du soir + Guitar Trio for Guitar ArmySurprise concert!
Palais Tokyo
Paris, France
With guitarists Xavier Boussiron, Adam Hocker, Jean-Sébastien Mariage, Fred Ox, Jean-François Pauvros, Jean-Baptise Tandé. Electric bass: Francis Piérot Drums: Fabien Tharaud (aka Fab Smith)
Also performed was Guitar Trio for guitar army, with the above guitarists and adding Rémi Alexandre, Nicolas Guerro and Stéphane Milochevitch.

Sep 14th
A Crimson Grail
Liverpool Biennial 2012
The Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Rhys Chatham conducts a performance of his epic orchestral composition for 100 electric guitarists and 8 electric bassists.

Jun 30th
Rhys Chatham and G3
2nd Annual Spy Music Festival
Issue Project Room
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Rhys Chatham performs the expanded version of Guitar Trio as part of the 2nd Annual Northern-Spy Music Festival at the Issue Project Room in Brooklyn.Rhys Chatham — guitar, 
Adam Wills (Bear in Heaven) — guitar,
 Charlie Looker (Extra Life) — guitar, 
Mark Pearson (Neptune) — guitar,
Jason Sanford (Neptune) — guitar, 
Kevin Micka (Neputne) — guitar
, Sarah Lipstate (Noveller) — guitar
, Sarah Richardson (Blues, ex-Creeping Nobodies) — guitar
, Steve Gunn — guitar, 
Chris Weiss — guitar, 
Caley Monahan-Ward (Extra Life) — bass
, Kid Millions (Man Forever, Oneida) — drums

Jun 29th
Rhys Chatham – Ryan Sawyer duo
2nd Annual Spy Music Festival
Union Pool
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Rhys Chatham and Ryan Sawyer team up to play at the 2nd Annual Northern-Spy Music Festival.Rhys Chatham – trumpet, electric guitar. Ryan Sawyer – drums.

May 16th
Rhys Chatham solo performance
Confort Moderne
Poitiers, France
Rhys Chatham performs a solo set on trumpet and electric guitar.

Apr 28th
Rhys Chatham with Valgeir Sigurdsson
Donau Festival 2012 Halle 2
Krems, Austria
Rhys Chatham (trumpet, electric guitar) with Valgeir Sigurdsson (electronics).

Mar 25th
Rhys Chatham – G3
Mission Creek Festival
Iowa City, IA, United States
Rhys Chatham plays G3 with local luminaries of the region of Iowa City.

Mar 17th
Rhys Chatham/OneidaEcstatic Music Festival
Merkin concert Hall, Kaufman Center
New York City, NY, United States
Legendary composer Rhys Chatham, “who toys with the expectations of amplified guitars so mirthfully in his punk-influenced orchestrations” (New York Times), is joined by the “Brooklyn psych alchemists” (Pitchfork) Oneida, whose performance at the recent All Tomorrow’s Parties festival was called “some of the best music I heard all weekend” by Ben Ratliff in the New York Times.

Mar 3rd
Rhys Chatham Solo, Peter Evans Quintet
La mecanique du piston.
Nantes, France
Rhys Chatham plays trumpet and electric guitar in duo formation with drummer Will Guthrie.

Mar 2nd
Rhys Chatham solo performance
Mayhem Festival
The Factory
Copenhagen, Denmark Rhys Chatham performs solo trumpet and electric guitar as part of the Mayhem Festival, produced by Jørgen Teller in Copenhagen.

Jan 17th
Rhys Chatham solo performance
Spheric, solo trumpet & electronics
Paris, France

Jan 17th
Premier – Harmonie du Soir –
6 electric guitars, electric bass and drums
Palais de Tokyo
Paris, France

Jan 11th
G3 in Helsinki
Kuudes Linja
Helsinki, Finland